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, eleven high school wellness center sites in our school district hosted affordable healthcare act sign up days which were from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and there was a total of 99 hours from across all sites that were provided to our community to help them sign up for the affordable care healthcare, over 50 sfufc community partners devoted their time and 168 individuals received health insurance and enrollment information and support. 18 of our schools also conducted tabling events and reached over 2700 adults and children and 17 schools distributed the aca information in the school wide envelopes reaching over 8900 adults and children and 16 schools posted fliers and 14 of them provided out reach and i want to thank all of our staff for this out reach, and i think that it is an important service as part of being a member of this community and once again, san francisco demonstrates that we can and we do. right around the corner, for all of us in san francisco, is our school planning retreat. and the school planning retreat provides you an opportunity for us to work together as a team. our s
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trafficking happening in more places more often than most of us >>> let's teupda you on the affordable care act. the department of health and human services says over 4 million people have signed up for healthcare so far and there are five weeks left in the open enrollment period. white house officials say the update is encouraging and there will be a new push to increase those numbers. a record enrollment is needed in march in order to reach the initial target of 6 million by the deadline. >>> at the super bowl this year police rescued 16 children from pimps who were allegedly prostituting them in hotels near the stadium. here close to home d.c. cops found one of their own allegedly marketing kids for sex out of his own apartment. >> now congressman frank wolf of virginia is pushing a crackdown on the child sex trade at a hearing on capitol hill today. our bruce leshan was there. >> reporter: the stories almost too heart rendering too tell. >> i didn't know about sex trafficking until i was in the middle of it. >> reporter: like bryanna, honor role student, cheerleader recruited into pro
Feb 26, 2014 7:00am EST
's idea that is simply without merit. act, the affordable care what do you think the rollout of healthcare.gov and all of the proms with that website does for trying to sell this ahead of the 2014 election, and what will happen down the road. on her twitter page -- guest: let's be clear as day on this thing. was aalthcare.gov rollout complete and unmitigated disaster. in the calm of things i am saying, and i will try to get the critics of the health-care law to agree there are good things in it and i will agree there are bad things, that is firmly in the screwup column. it was bad not just in that it was difficult for a lot of americans who wanted to sign up up now they are signing that they can come another thing we should consider, but it also fundamentally played into an idea that government cannot get it right. it has been fixed and it has been working. my state of connecticut, it is working terrifically. played into a notion critics have that the government cannot do anything right. politicalhave implications. the good news is, it has been fixed and americans are signing up in droves.
Feb 27, 2014 7:00am EST
of the affordable care act. they will ever have to go bankrupt because of a health-care bill. if you look at the record, it used to be the case that the reason most people in america filed for personal bankruptcy, health-care bills. he center dot or to the hospital and you could not pay the final bill -- you send your. at the hospital and you cannot pay the final bill and he went bankrupt co. in terms of what might happen if the republicans try to repeal the affordable care act, if you are on minimum wage, it is even tougher, because the only reason today that some of these minimum wage workers will have access to health care is because of the affordable care act. they will be able to afford -- they will have to pay something but not that much, because you and i as taxpayers are helping them through tax credits. that is why already today 13 million, closed up 14 and nine -- close to 14 million americans have health security. host: the publicans think they have the edge over the issue of health care. -- the publicans think they have the edge over the show health care. "the new york times"